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Posts Tagged ‘Audra McDonald’

01 Jun. 2016

TONYs 2016: Streisand, Winfrey, McDonald


  Barbra Streisand returns to the Tony Awards stage for the first time since 1970, and will present at the 2016 Tony Awards event. The telecast will broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, on the CBS television network, Sunday, June 12th, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards […]

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21 Sep. 2015

Glamorous EMMYs, eloquent history


      Oh, what a night!    Adding another footnote to history, Viola Davis and Regina King received well-deserved EMMY awards for their performances respectively, in the ABC dramas, Shonda Rhimes’ “How To Get Away With Murder” and “American Crime” from Oscar winner John Ridley IV (Best Screenplay, 12 Years a Slave).         […]

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09 Jun. 2014

Broadway’s new heyday: McDonald, Leon, Pinkins, Williams & more


There’s no mistaking Audra McDonald for anything but a superstar and this year’s TONY Awards underscore the assertion.  The 43-year old mother, newlywed and perennial Broadway favorite was bestowed her sixth award, a record-breaker. For this momentous distinction, McDonald portrays a snapshot in the life of legendary blues singer, Billie Holiday. The musical’s official title, […]

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02 Jun. 2014

2014 TONY Awards Show goes global


The 68th Annual Tony Awards will be televised live from New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on Sunday June 8th from 8-11 P.M. (ET/PT time delay) to a global audience on CBS, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Broadway’s biggest night is to be hosted by Hugh Jackman and will […]

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